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Newtown Group To Protest Gun Industry Foundation

A group supporting tougher gun laws is planning a protest outside the headquarters of the gun industry’s national trade association and lobby organization in Newtown, where 20 first-graders and six adults were killed at a school more than a year ago.

01/13/2014

File photo of guns. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

RI Task Force Mulls Use Of Mental Health Records In Gun Background Checks

A task force created by Rhode Island lawmakers to study the use of mental health records in firearm background checks looked to Connecticut Thursday to see how its neighbor balances public safety with mental health privacy.

01/10/2014

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Newtown Commission To Discuss School Safety

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s commission reviewing the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown is meeting to discuss possible school safety recommendations. The panel is scheduled to convene on Friday. […]

01/10/2014

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More Federal Grant Money For Newtown

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) -  Additional federal grant money is being earmarked for Newtown as it continues to recover from the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting. The U.S. Department of Education is announding an additional $1.9 […]

01/06/2014

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Some Schools Want To End Role As Polling Places Because Of Security Concerns Following Newtown Massacre

Some schools want to end their traditional role as polling places because of security concerns since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, leaving their communities without easy alternatives for voting sites.

01/06/2014

File photo of a gun and ammunition. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Conn. Gun Owners Rush To Register Firearms Ahead Of New Restrictions

Connecticut gun owners are rushing to register certain firearms and ammunition that will be considered illegal contraband in the new year.

12/29/2013

A photo of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting perpetrator Adam Lanza. (Courtesy Western Connecticut State University)

Despite Files, Sandy Hook School Shooter Remains An Enigma

Adam Lanza was fascinated with chimpanzees because of their capacity for empathy, but could show little or none himself.

12/28/2013

Residents distraught in the aftermath of the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook School Shooting Report Details Chaos, Loss Caused By Attack

The full report of the investigation regarding last year’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been released.

12/27/2013

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Sandy Hook Commission Wants More Info. On Lanza’s Mental State

Some members of a state commission reviewing the deadly Newtown school shooting want more information about the killer’s mental state than what was included in a report released by State’s Attorney Stephen Sedensky.

12/20/2013

7 calls from inside Sandy Hook Elementary will be released. (Getty Images)

$1.5M Federal Grant For Newtown Aid

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has announced a $1.5 million grant to reimburse agencies that supported Newtown in the immediate aftermath of last year’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Holder […]

12/17/2013

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